SEE: The Shins – “Cherry Hearts” – An Animated Nightmare!

The Shins James Mercer is all about offering us some fun-loving, nightmarish videos lately! He tops “Dead Alive” in this new animated thriller for “Cherry Hearts”, which features stop motion animation in a nightmarish animated park! Check out the video … Continue Reading

Best Albums of 2017 (So Far)!

The XX – I See You The third album by the enigmatic trio’s third album may possibly be there best yet as it incorporates their individual talents and makes it a cohesive and a multi-introspective effort. They cross several genres here … Continue Reading

The Shins ‘Heartworms’ — Best Effort Since ‘Chutes Too Narrow’

So while The Shins is technically a solo act again for James Mercer, the new album Heartworms is full of the richness and life that Chutes Too Narrow embodied–without the full band. Mercer has laid down an 11-track, exquisitely polished self-produced album … Continue Reading